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[texts]Shipping India - Radhakumud Mookerji
Mookerji, Radhakumud (1912) History of india shipping : A history of the sea-borne trade and maritime activity of the Indians from the earliest times. Longmans, Green and Company, Bombay
Keywords: India; maritime history; shipping
Downloads: 113
[audio]Instructions to Light Keepers - United States Lighthouse Board
LibriVox recording of Instructions to Light Keepers by United States Lighthouse Board. Read in English by Maria Kasper "Office of the Light-House Board, Washington, D.C. July 1, 1881. The following Instructions are published for the guidance of light-keepers. They are required to read them carefully and attentively, and to refer to them whenever they are any doubt in regard to their duties or the manner of performing them...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; lighthouses; maritime history; reference; manual
Downloads: 351
[texts]Report & Transactions of the Devonshire Association Vol 13 (1881) - Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science Literature & the Arts
Published by the Devonshire Association Book digitised by Google from the library of Princeton University
Keywords: Devon England; Dawlish; Dialect; Geology; Art; History; Maritime history; Botany
Downloads: 295
[movies]The HMS Bounty Visits Belfast - Ned Lightner
The HMS Bounty is a tall ship built originally as a prop for the 1960s film, "Mutiny on the Bounty". This program features an interview with the captain and includes a tour of the ship.
Keywords: interview; maritime history; HMS Bounty; tall ships; Belfast; Maine
Downloads: 450
[movies]Remarkable Shipwrecks of New England - Belfast Historical Society
Maine historian, Jon Johansen provides a fascinating look at the many nautical accidents and lives lost in those mishaps during his presentation for the Belfast Historical Society and Museum.
Keywords: weather; maritime history; Belfast; Maine; shipwrecks; New England; storms
Downloads: 514
[movies]The Snows:Shipbuilders of Maine - GEM Productions
Bertram G. Snow has traced his family's history from the time they left England in 1623 to their arrival in Rockland, Maine when they began their long history of building ships in the area. The family once owned Snow's Shipyard in Rockland that started building ships in 1854. They built minesweepers during WWII. A park in Rockland was named Snow Marine Park in honor of the family.
Keywords: maritime history; interview; Bertram Snow; shipbuilding; Rockland; Snow Marine Park
Downloads: 301
[movies]Somewhere in Waldo County:Mussels - Ned Lightner
This program gives a tour of a mussel raft that raises mussels for food, located in Penobscot Bay.
Keywords: mussels; aquaculture; Pemaquid Mussel Farm; Penobscot bay; interview; fishing; farming; natural resources; maritime history
Downloads: 261
[movies]Tugs of Belfast - Ned Lightner
This program was recorded aboard a "tractor tug" and features Captain John Worth talking and demonstrating what a modern tugboat does on Penobscot Bay.
Keywords: Tug boat; Captain John Worth; Penobscot Bay; Maine Maritime Academy; oral history; maritime history
Downloads: 11
[movies]Fisherman's Tales: David Black - Ned Lightner
David Black has been fishing along the coast of Maine for over 38 years. This is an interview with David, who shares memories and opinions about fishing.
Keywords: interview; lobstering; fishing; maritime history; natural resources; oral history; Maine; Penobscot Bay; David Black
Downloads: 236
[movies]Maine in the War of 1812 - Richard Erwin,Bob MacGregor,Patti Mikkelsen
Historical researcher and teacher,Larry Glatz, talks about the role that Maine played in the War of 1812. A New Gloucester Historical Presentation.
Keywords: education; people; wars; lecture; Native Americans; maritime history; oral history; battles; British; treaty; generals; Canada
Downloads: 291
[movies]"State of Maine" Training Ship - Mark Kuzio
The Mark and Tim Show visit and get a tour of the "State of Maine" training ship docked in Castine at the Maine Maritime Academy.
Keywords: interview; education; maritime history; Castine; Maine Maritime Academy; State of Maine training ship; merchant marines
Downloads: 112
[texts]Lake Waconia Nautical Archaeology 1 Project Report - Maritime Heritage Minnesota, Ann Merriman, Christopher Olson
Maritime Heritage Minnesota (MHM) conducted a side and down-imaging sonar survey of Lake Waconia in August 2012 as part of the White Bear Lake and Lake Waconia Survey Project. Prior to this survey, no nautical or maritime archaeological sites had been identified in Lake Waconia. MHM noted 46 anomalies during the Lake Waconia Survey that appeared to be human-made objects that warranted further investigation...
Keywords: Minnesota; Lake Waconia; Nautical Archaeology; Maritime History; Shipwrecks; SCUBA; Legacy Amendment; Underwater Archaeology
Downloads: 12
[movies]Tugboats of Belfast Maine - Ned Lightner
This program was recorded aboard a "tractor tug" and features Captain John Worth talking and demonstrating what a modern tugboat does on Penobscot Bay.
Keywords: tugboat; Captain John Worth; Penobscot Bay; Maine Maritime Academy; oral history; maritime history
Downloads: 51
[movies]History and Manufacture of the Knox Marine Engine - Craig Mathieson
A lecture by Andy Swift and Willard Wight about the history of the Knox Marine Engine
Keywords: education; live event; oral history; maritime history; Camden; Maine; Knox Marine Engine
Downloads: 294
[texts]2007 Big Island Dig On This Archaeology Report - Ann Merriman, Christopher Olson, Maritime Heritage Minnesota
Maritime and terrestrial archaeological report of activities undertaken by the 501.c(3) nonprofit organization Maritime Heritage Minnesota on Big Island, Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota in cooperation with the City of Orono Community Education Program in Summer 2007.
Keywords: archaeology; maritime history; Maritime Heritage Minnesota; Lake Minnetonka; Minnesota; history; veteran's camp; amusement park
Downloads: 328
[movies]Captain John Worth and Tugboats of Belfast Maine - Ned Lightner
This program was recorded aboard a "tractor tug" and features Captain John Worth talking and demonstrating what a modern tugboat does on Penobscot Bay
Keywords: tugboats; Captain John Worth; Penobscot Bay; Maine Maritime Academy; oral history; maritime history
Downloads: 46
[movies]"State of Maine" Training Ship - Mark Kuzio
The Mark and Tim Show visit and take a tour of the Maine Maritime Academy training ship, the "State of Maine", docked in Castine,Maine.
Keywords: Castine; Maine Maritime Academy; State of Maine training ship; merchant marines; interview; maritime history
Downloads: 132
[movies]Window on History:Voices of Belfast Past - Belfast Historical Society
This program which was presented by the Belfast Historical Society and Museum features interviews with two long time residents of Belfast. Captain Bill Abbott was a Penobscot bay pilot for many years. Harold Jones has seen many changes during his long life in Belfast Maine
Keywords: Maritime history; oral history; Belfast Maine; Penobscot Bay; Bill Abbott; Harold Jones
Downloads: 285
[movies]The Nina and Pinta Visit South Portland - SPC-TV
Replicas of Columbus ships, the Nina and the Pinta, built in Brazil using old world methods stopped in South Portland on their journey of teaching around the world. Interviews with the Captains and Crews demonstrate how small the ships were and the hardships the crews must have endured
Keywords: interview; travel; education; oral history; maritime history; Columbus; Nina; Pinta; South Portland; boatbuilding; adventure
Downloads: 261
[texts]Report & Transactions of the Devonshire Association Vol 12 (1880) - Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science Literature & the Arts
Published by the Devonshire Association Book digitised by Google from the library of Princeton University
Keywords: Devon England; Totnes; Folklore; Climate; Geology; Maritime history; Entomology; History of technology
Downloads: 958
[movies]South Portland Shipyard Society - SPC-TV & Ed Langlois
Tribute to the 30,000 men and women who worked in the South Portland Shipyards during WWII building Liberty Ships. Archival footage and stills combined with period music and actual blueprints of the shipyards followed by a brief tour of the area today showing decaying buildings, with an active commercial boat launching and repair business. The scene at the end with Ed walking away from the camera was his idea...
Keywords: wars; education; people; maritime history; South Portland; shipyard; Ed Langlois; Liberty Ships.shipbuilding
Downloads: 199
[texts]Andy Gibson Wreck (21-AK-109) Fallen Tree Mitigation Report - Ann Merriman, Christopher Olson, Maritime Heritage Minnesota
In August 2013, Maritime Heritage Minnesota discovered that a large tree had fallen on the stern area of the National Register of Historic Places wreck site Andy GibsonĀ in the Headwaters Mississippi River in Aitkin, Minnesota. MHM teamed up with the City of Aitkin Maintenance team, the Aitkin County Sheriff's Department, and ASAP Towing Company of Aitkin to lift the tree off the wreck with minimal disturbance...
Keywords: Andy Gibson Wreck; Headwaters Mississippi River; Aitkin; Minnesota; nautical archaeology; maritime history; underwater archaeology; steamer; steamboat; shipwreck
Downloads: 17
[movies]South Portland During the Civil War - South Portland Historical Society and SPC-TV
An oral presentation with slide show given by Kenneth E. Thompson, Historian, Portland Harbor Museum.
Keywords: Lighthouses; education; people; wars; lecture; oral history; maritime history; Civil War; South Portland; Historical; forts; Maine Coast
Downloads: 303
[movies]Veterans Memorial Bridge Dedication Ceremony - SPC-TV
Dedication ceremony of the new Veterans Memorial Bridge connecting Portland and South Portland.
Keywords: education; people; parades; oral history; news; maritime history; South Portland; World War II; Memorial Bridge; National Guard; Chandlers Band
Downloads: 41
[texts]Developing a Plan to Preserve the USS Essex - Christopher Olson, Maritime Heritage Minnesota
Maritime Heritage Minnesota was awarded a Minnesota Historical and Cultural Grant in April 2010 to devise a plan for the preservation of the wreck of the Sloop-of-War USS Essex. USS Essex was the last ship designed and constructed by North America's premier 19th Century shipwright Donald McKay and is the only known example of McKay's craftsmanship to exist in the world.
Keywords: shipwreck; Minnesota; USS Essex; war; ship; Donald McKay; nautical archaeology; maritime history; Duluth; Toledo; Great Lakes; Chicago
Downloads: 235
[texts]Where Rails Meet the Sea - Michael Krieger

Keywords: Trains & railways: general interest; Railroads - Pictorial; Railroads; Water Transportation; Transportation; Railroads - History; Maritime History; Sale Books; Railroad terminals; Railroads - General; Marine terminals; United States
Downloads: 4
[movies]Episode Eight: Your Sanctuary - Maritime History and Heritage - ampmedia.org
Your Sanctuary is a series of videos that document and seek to preserve the treasures, pleasures, environment, science and people in the region of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.
Keywords: Monterey Bay; maritime history; maritime heritage; fishing; fishing industy; fishermen; ocean conservation; ocean preservation; sea life; Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary; preservation; ecology; Pacific; aquatic
[movies]Rosie the Riveter Day-Women Support the War Effort USPS Stamp Dedication Ceremony - SPC-TV
More than 100 women who either worked or were the daughters and relatives of women who worked as welders in the South Portland Shipyards were paid tribute as representatives of the US Postal Service unvieled it's "Rosie the Riveter" stamp at the South Portland Performing Arts Center". Guest speakers included then Congresswoman Susan Collins.
Keywords: education; people; wars; oral history; maritime history; South Portland; World War II; shipbuilding; women welders; Rosie the Riveter; Portland Harbor Museum; USPS Stamp; news
Downloads: 151
[texts]2008 Nautical Archaeological Assessment of Steamer Wrecks Swan and Andy Gibson in Aitkin, Minnesota - Ann Merriman and Christopher Olson
In 2008, the 501.c(3) nonprofit Maritime Heritage Minnesota conducted a brief nautical archaeological assessment of steamer wrecks Swan and Andy Gibson in the Mississippi River in Aitkin, MN. The report describes this work and suggests a future cultural resource management plan. In Copyright. Copyright to this work is held by Maritime Heritage Minnesota, Ann Merriman, and Christopher Olson. It cannot be downloaded and sold for profit, changed in any way, or redistributed.
Keywords: shipwrecks; shipwreck; minnesota; underwater archaeology; nautical archaeology; maritime history; steamboat; steamer; transportation; mississippi river; aitkin; grand rapids, minnesota history, minnesota archaeology, minnesota boats
Downloads: 364
[movies]Seguin Island: A Lofty Gem Near Georgetown, Maine - Patti Mikkelsen
Former U.S, Coast Guard light keeper, Fred Kahrl narrates and conducts interviews about Seguin Island, located at the mouth of the Kennebec River. The second oldest lighthouse in Maine resides on the island, perched 180 feet above sea level.
Keywords: interview; lighthouses; oral history; museum; maritime history; island; Fred Kahrl; light keeper; Kennebec River; U.S. Coast Guard; Seguin Island; Georgetown; Maine
Downloads: 21
[movies]USS Portland Memorial Rededication - Brian Knoblock
Rededication ceremony on November 11,2008 of the memorial to the USS Portland in Portland, Maine. The memorial underwent $150,000 of repairs and restoration. Mary Doughty,who christened the ship as a young girl in 1932 returned to re-christen the ship at the ceremony.
Keywords: interview; live event; wars; maritime history; USS Portland; Mary Doughty; Bill Whitten; Ed Susslovic; Mike Bobinsky; World War II; Joe Marshall; Charles Summers; Cianbro
Downloads: 269
[texts]Minnesota River Survey 1 Report - Ann Merriman and Christopher Olson, Maritime Heritage Minnesota
The maritime history of the Minnesota River has been a subject of interest for Minnesotans since the mid-19th Century, when in 1882 the Edward D. Neil and Charles S. Bryant published their volume, History of the Minnesota Valley. This book amounted to more of a genealogical work than a study of riverine travel or use, but it does provide a brief overview of the communities along the river. By 1905, Thomas Hughes took on the task of investigating the "History of Steamboating on the Minnesota Rive...
Keywords: Nautical Archaeology; Maritime History; Minnesota; Shipwrecks; Steamboats; Steamer; Minnesota River; Fort Snelling; Savage; Shakopee; Chaska; Carver; Jordan; Belle Plaine; Blakely; Henderson; levee; swing bridge; ferry; Murphy's Landing; barge; sidewheeler; sternwheeler
Downloads: 571
[movies]Liberty Ship Memorial Dedication - SPC-TV
More than 30,000 men and women worked in the South Portland Shipyards building hundreds of "Liberty Ships" and British "Ocean Class" ships during WWII. The South Portland Shipyard Society and others solicited donations and won approval for the erection of a memorial to these workers. Guest speakers included former Maine Governor Ken Curtis, Boris Korotyaev,Vice President of the Russian Northern Convoy Brotherhood, Congressman John Baldacci, City Manager,Jeffrey Jordan, and Frederic L...
Keywords: education; people; wars; oral history; news; maritime history; South Portland; World War II; Shipbuilding Society; Liberty Ship Memorial; Boris Korotyaev; Russian Northern Convoy Brotherhood; John Baldacci; Jeffrey Jordan; Frederic L. Thompson; Governor Ken Curtis
Downloads: 335
[texts]Log Book of the USS Essex, October 1, 1915-March 31, 1916 (#57) Transcription and Index - Transcribed by Ann Merriman and Christopher Olson, Proofread by Betty Lloyd
USS Essex was designed by the North American shipbuilder Donald McKay. McKay is widely recognized as the premier shipwright and designer in 19th Century America. His fast clipper ships broke all speed records during the mid-19th Century and his ship Flying Cloud held the speed record from New York to San Francisco around Cape Horn from 1851-1989. USS Essex was the last ship McKay designed and constructed...
Keywords: USS Essex; United States Navy; Naval History; Navy History; steam; sail; warship; ship; Maritime History; Nautical Archaeology; shipwreck; Lake Superior; Maritime Heritage Minnesota; Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grant; Legacy Amendment; National Archives and Records Administration; NARA; United States Naval Academy; USNA; Log Book; Duluth; Toledo; Ohio Naval Militia; Donald McKay; Great Lakes; Lake Erie
Downloads: 32
[texts]Log Book of the USS Essex, October 2, 1910-December 31, 1910 (#51) Transcription and Index - Transcribed by Ann Merriman and Christopher Olson, Proofread by Betty Lloyd
USS Essex was designed by the North American shipbuilder Donald McKay. McKay is widely recognized as the premier shipwright and designer in 19th Century America. His fast clipper ships broke all speed records during the mid-19th Century and his ship Flying Cloud held the speed record from New York to San Francisco around Cape Horn from 1851-1989. USS Essex was the last ship McKay designed and constructed...
Keywords: USS Essex; United States Navy; Naval History; Navy History; steam; sail; warship; ship; Maritime History; Nautical Archaeology; shipwreck; Lake Superior; Maritime Heritage Minnesota; Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grant; Legacy Amendment; National Archives and Records Administration; NARA; United States Naval Academy; USNA; Log Book; Duluth; Toledo; Ohio Naval Militia; Donald McKay; Lake Erie; Great Lakes; USS Franklin
Downloads: 31
[texts]Log Book of the USS Essex, October 1, 1912-March 31, 1913 (#53) Transcription and Index - Transcribed by Ann Merriman and Christopher Olson, Proofread by Betty Lloyd
USS Essex was designed by the North American shipbuilder Donald McKay. McKay is widely recognized as the premier shipwright and designer in 19th Century America. His fast clipper ships broke all speed records during the mid-19th Century and his ship Flying Cloud held the speed record from New York to San Francisco around Cape Horn from 1851-1989. USS Essex was the last ship McKay designed and constructed...
Keywords: USS Essex; United States Navy; Naval History; Navy History; steam; sail; warship; ship; Maritime History; Nautical Archaeology; shipwreck; Lake Superior; Maritime Heritage Minnesota; Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grant; Legacy Amendment; National Archives and Records Administration; NARA; United States Naval Academy; USNA; Log Book; Duluth; Toledo; Ohio Naval Militia; Donald McKay; Lake Erie; Lake Huron; Lake Michigan; Great Lakes; USS Dorothea
Downloads: 26
[texts]Log Book of the USS Essex, October 1, 1914-March 31, 1915 (#55) Transcription and Index - Transcribed by Ann Merriman and Christopher Olson, Proofread by Betty Lloyd
USS Essex was designed by the North American shipbuilder Donald McKay. McKay is widely recognized as the premier shipwright and designer in 19th Century America. His fast clipper ships broke all speed records during the mid-19th Century and his ship Flying Cloud held the speed record from New York to San Francisco around Cape Horn from 1851-1989. USS Essex was the last ship McKay designed and constructed...
Keywords: USS Essex; United States Navy; Naval History; Navy History; steam; sail; warship; ship; Maritime History; Nautical Archaeology; shipwreck; Lake Superior; Maritime Heritage Minnesota; Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grant; Legacy Amendment; National Archives and Records Administration; NARA; United States Naval Academy; USNA; Log Book; Duluth; Toledo; Ohio Naval Militia; Donald McKay; Great Lakes
Downloads: 30
[texts]Log Book of the USS Essex, October 1, 1914-March 31, 1915 (#55) and Index - Digitized and edited by Ann Merriman and Christopher Olson
USS Essex was designed by the North American shipbuilder Donald McKay. McKay is widely recognized as the premier shipwright and designer in 19th Century America. His fast clipper ships broke all speed records during the mid-19th Century and his ship Flying Cloud held the speed record from New York to San Francisco around Cape Horn from 1851-1989. USS Essex was the last ship McKay designed and constructed...
Keywords: USS Essex; United States Navy; Naval History; Navy History; steam; sail; warship; ship; Maritime History; Nautical Archaeology; shipwreck; Lake Superior; Maritime Heritage Minnesota; Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grant; Legacy Amendment; National Archives and Records Administration; NARA; United States Naval Academy; USNA; Log Book; Duluth; Toledo; Ohio Naval Militia; Donald McKay; Great Lakes
Downloads: 32
[texts]Log Book of the USS Essex, October 1, 1915-March 31, 1916 (#57) and Index - Digitized and edited by Ann Merriman and Christopher Olson
USS Essex was designed by the North American shipbuilder Donald McKay. McKay is widely recognized as the premier shipwright and designer in 19th Century America. His fast clipper ships broke all speed records during the mid-19th Century and his ship Flying Cloud held the speed record from New York to San Francisco around Cape Horn from 1851-1989. USS Essex was the last ship McKay designed and constructed...
Keywords: USS Essex; United States Navy; Naval History; Navy History; steam; sail; warship; ship; Maritime History; Nautical Archaeology; shipwreck; Lake Superior; Maritime Heritage Minnesota; Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grant; Legacy Amendment; National Archives and Records Administration; NARA; United States Naval Academy; USNA; Log Book; Duluth; Toledo; Ohio Naval Militia; Donald McKay; Great Lakes; Lake Erie
Downloads: 25
[texts]Log Book of the USS Essex, April 1, 1916-June 30, 1916 (#58) and Index - Digitized and edited by Ann Merriman and Christopher Olson
USS Essex was designed by the North American shipbuilder Donald McKay. McKay is widely recognized as the premier shipwright and designer in 19th Century America. His fast clipper ships broke all speed records during the mid-19th Century and his ship Flying Cloud held the speed record from New York to San Francisco around Cape Horn from 1851-1989. USS Essex was the last ship McKay designed and constructed...
Keywords: USS Essex; United States Navy; Naval History; Navy History; steam; sail; warship; ship; Maritime History; Nautical Archaeology; shipwreck; Lake Superior; Maritime Heritage Minnesota; Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grant; Legacy Amendment; National Archives and Records Administration; NARA; United States Naval Academy; USNA; Log Book; Duluth; Toledo; Ohio Naval Militia; Donald McKay; Great Lakes; Lake Erie
Downloads: 36
[texts]Log Book of the USS Essex, October 1, 1912-March 31, 1913 (#53) and Index - Digitized and edited by Ann Merriman and Christopher Olson
USS Essex was designed by the North American shipbuilder Donald McKay. McKay is widely recognized as the premier shipwright and designer in 19th Century America. His fast clipper ships broke all speed records during the mid-19th Century and his ship Flying Cloud held the speed record from New York to San Francisco around Cape Horn from 1851-1989. USS Essex was the last ship McKay designed and constructed...
Keywords: USS Essex; United States Navy; Naval History; Navy History; steam; sail; warship; ship; Maritime History; Nautical Archaeology; shipwreck; Lake Superior; Maritime Heritage Minnesota; Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grant; Legacy Amendment; National Archives and Records Administration; NARA; United States Naval Academy; USNA; Log Book; Duluth; Toledo; Ohio Naval Militia; Donald McKay; Lake Erie; Lake Huron; Lake Michigan; Great Lakes; USS Dorothea
Downloads: 30
[texts]USS Essex Log Books Digitization Pilot Project Report - Ann Merriman, Maritime Heritage Minnesota
The USS Essex is the only US Navy wreck in the State of Minnesota. She was designed and constructed by the 19th Century premiere shipbuilder Donald McKay and is the only known example of his work to survive. Sixty-two of Essex's log books are known and Maritime Heritage Minnesota received a Minnesota Historical and Cultural Grant - also known as the Legacy Amendment - to digitize these books at the National Archives and Records Administration in Washington, DC and at the United States Naval Acad...
Keywords: USS Essex; Minnesota; Maritime Heritage Minnesota; Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grant; Digitization; Maritime History; Nautical Archaeology; Duluth; Lake Superior; United States Navy; National Archives and Records Administration; United States Naval Academy; Great Lakes; Great Lakes Naval Militia; Naval Reserve; Training Ships; Log Book
Downloads: 220
[texts]Log Book of the USS Essex, February 1, 1898 - April 6, 1898 (#40) - Digitized and edited by Ann Merriman
The USS Essex is the only US Navy wreck in the State of Minnesota. She was designed and constructed by the 19th Century's preeminent shipbuilder Donald McKay and is the only known example of his work to survive. Sixty-two of Essex's log books are known and Maritime Heritage Minnesota received a Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grant - also known as the Legacy Amendment - to digitize these books at the National Archives and Records Administration in Washington, DC and at the United Stat...
Keywords: USS Essex; Minnesota; Maritime Heritage Minnesota; Minnesota Historical and Cultural Grant; Legacy Amendment; Maritime History; Nautical Archaeology; Duluth; Lake Superior; United States Navy; National Archives and Records Administration; United States Naval Academy; Great Lakes; Great Lakes Naval Militia; Naval Reserve; Training Ships; Log Book
Downloads: 204
[texts]White Bear Lake Survey Report - Ann Merriman, Christopher Olson, and Maritime Heritage Minnesota
Maritime Heritage Minnesota (MHM) received a Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grant in August 2012 to conduct a side and down-imaging sonar survey of White Bear Lake in as part of the White Bear Lake and Lake Waconia Survey (WBLLWS) Project. With the completion of the WBLLWS Project, White Bear Lake (WBL) is the third of three bodies of water within the borders of Minnesota to have been completely surveyed for submerged archaeological resources...
Keywords: shipwreck; shipwrecks; White Bear Lake; Minnesota; nautical archaeology; maritime history; underwater archaeology; Mahtomedi; Dellwood; Manitou Island; steamer White Bear; steamer Wildwood; Wildwood Park; Wildwood Amusement Park; steamer Dispatch; steamer Maud; steamer May; steamer Ina; steamer Floyd; naphtha launch; sail boat; row boat; scow; motor boat; power boat; John O. Johnson; Ramaley's Pavilion; Gene Ramaley; John Ramaley; Abel E. Leaman
Downloads: 250
[texts]Lake Minnetonka Nautical Archaeology 1 Project Report - Ann Merriman, Christopher Olson, Maritime Heritage Minnesota
In October 2012 and from mid-May to early July 2013, the 501.c(3) non-profit Maritime Heritage Minnesota (MHM) and a select group of ethical divers investigated a prioritized list of anomalies and wreck sites using SCUBA from data collected during sonar surveys of Lake Minnetonka in 2011 and 2012. In addition, the Hennepin County Water Patrol (HCWP) partnered with MHM to visually record two wrecks that served as test subjects for their newly acquired Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV)...
Keywords: Minnesota; Shipwrecks; Underwater Archaeology; Nautical Archaeology; Maritime Archaeology; Lake Minnetonka; Chris-Craft; Alumacraft; Aluma Craft; model barge; dredge; Wayzata; Excelsior; Owens Landau; Lund Fishing Boat; rowboat; row Boat; motorized ice boat; iceboat; Mercury Monterey; Lion's Club; SCUBA; Maritime History; Streetcar Boat; tug; James J. Hill; dredging; barge; metal barge; capsized; wreck; houseboat; pontoon; Gideon Bay; St. Albans Bay; Wayzata Bay; Crystal Bay
Downloads: 107
[texts]Log Book of the USS Essex, October 2, 1910-December 31, 1910 (#51) and Index - Digitized and edited by Ann Merriman and Christopher Olson
USS Essex was designed by the North American shipbuilder Donald McKay. McKay is widely recognized as the premier shipwright and designer in 19th Century America. His fast clipper ships broke all speed records during the mid-19th Century and his ship Flying Cloud held the speed record from New York to San Francisco around Cape Horn from 1851-1989. USS Essex was the last ship McKay designed and constructed...
Keywords: USS Essex; United States Navy; Naval History; Navy History; steam; sail; warship; ship; Maritime History; Nautical Archaeology; shipwreck; Lake Superior; Maritime Heritage Minnesota; Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grant; Legacy Amendment; National Archives and Records Administration; NARA; United States Naval Academy; USNA; Log Book; Duluth; Toledo; Ohio Naval Militia; Donald McKay; Lake Erie; Great Lakes; USS Franklin
Downloads: 39
[texts]Log Book of the USS Essex, April 1, 1916-June 30, 1916 (#58) Transcription and Index - Transcribed by Ann Merriman and Christopher Olson, Proofread by Betty Lloyd
USS Essex was designed by the North American shipbuilder Donald McKay. McKay is widely recognized as the premier shipwright and designer in 19th Century America. His fast clipper ships broke all speed records during the mid-19th Century and his ship Flying Cloud held the speed record from New York to San Francisco around Cape Horn from 1851-1989. USS Essex was the last ship McKay designed and constructed...
Keywords: USS Essex; United States Navy; Naval History; Navy History; steam; sail; warship; ship; Maritime History; Nautical Archaeology; shipwreck; Lake Superior; Maritime Heritage Minnesota; Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grant; Legacy Amendment; National Archives and Records Administration; NARA; United States Naval Academy; USNA; Log Book; Duluth; Toledo; Ohio Naval Militia; Donald McKay; Great Lakes; Lake Erie
Downloads: 33
[texts]Lake Waconia Survey Report - Ann Merriman, Christopher Olson, and Maritime Heritage Minnesota
Maritime Heritage Minnesota (MHM) received a Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grant in August 2012 to conduct a side and down-imaging sonar survey of Lake Waconia as part of the White Bear Lake and Lake Waconia Survey (WBLLWS) Project. With the completion of the WBLLWS Project, Lake Waconia is the second of three bodies of water within the borders of Minnesota to have been completely surveyed for submerged archaeological resources...
Keywords: shipwreck; shipwrecks; White Bear Lake; Minnesota; nautical archaeology; maritime history; underwateWaconia; Lake Waconia; shipwrecks; steamer Niagara; steamer Coney Island; steamer Coney Island of the West; launch Emile; launch Klondyke; launch Indian; launch Skoogum; steamer Pioneer; steamer Germania; row boat; sail boat; Weinzierl Boat Livery; Lake House; Coney Island Hotel; C. A. Remington
Downloads: 177
[movies]On the Job: Women Launching a New Tradition - Spring Point Media Center at Southern Maine Technical College/Ted Miles
Former Speaker of the House,(ME) Representative Elizabeth "Libby" Mitchell introduces this program about women who worked in the South Portland Shipyards during WWII. More than 30,000 men and women worked in the South Portland Shipyards building hundreds of "Liberty Ships" and British "Ocean Class" ships during WWII. This program was produced by Southern Maine Technical College(now Southern Maine Community College)as part of its 50th year celebration of learning...
Keywords: wars; education; people; oral history; news maritime history; South Portland; World War II; Shipbuilding; Shipbuilding Society; Liberty Ships; Ted Miles; women welders; Maine Maritime Museum; Bath Iron Works; Maine Womens Fund; Women Unlimited; Reed&Reed; Mary Bertalen; Margaret Peg Cheney; Margaret Dixon; Helen Goodine; Frances Olsen; Marion Senechal; Claire Upton; Shirley Wilder
Downloads: 307
[texts]Log Book of USS Essex, April 1, 1915-September 30, 1915 (#56) Transcription and Index - Transcribed by Ann Merriman and Christopher Olson, Proofread by Betty Lloyd
USS Essex was designed by the North American shipbuilder Donald McKay. McKay is widely recognized as the premier shipwright and designer in 19th Century America. His fast clipper ships broke all speed records during the mid-19th Century and his ship Flying Cloud held the speed record from New York to San Francisco around Cape Horn from 1851-1989. USS Essex was the last ship McKay designed and constructed...
Keywords: USS Essex; United States Navy; Naval History; Navy History; steam; sail; warship; ship; Maritime History; Nautical Archaeology; shipwreck; Lake Superior; Maritime Heritage Minnesota; Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grant; Legacy Amendment; National Archives and Records Administration; NARA; United States Naval Academy; USNA; Log Book; Duluth; Toledo; Ohio Naval Militia; Donald McKay; Lake Erie; Lake Huron; Lake Michigan; Great Lakes; USS Dorothea; USS Don Juan de Austria; USS Tennessee; USS Yantic
Downloads: 46
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